Travelers In The Night

Series produced by Albert Grauer

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Travelers In The Night is your unique source of insider Information from the Asteroid Hunting and Space Communities.
The music is "Eternity" by John Lyell.

The PRX Series “Travelers In The Night” has more than 6,100 PRX free purchases as well as more than 812,000 downloads on the internet. It has been aired on 59 radio stations.


It features an engaging and informative series of two minute, factual episodes about asteroids, comets, spacecraft, and other objects in space.

The pieces are "evergreen" in that they are current but not dated.

The Travelers In The Night Pieces are written and produced by a member of the Catalina Sky Survey Team at the University of Arizona.

The Catalina Sky Survey has discovered nearly half of the Earth approaching objects known to exist.


798 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Unknown large dangerous Earth approaching asteroids are still out there.

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  • Added: Jan 14, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Earth approaching asteroids are found by their motion in the sky.

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  • Added: Jan 14, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 9
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An Earth approaching asteroid is found to triple in brightness every 9 minutes.

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  • Added: Jan 07, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A rapidly spinning asteroid comes close to both the Earth and our Moon.

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  • Added: Jan 07, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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The giant planet Jupiter has its own family of comets orbiting our Sun.

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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A dozen Earth approaching asteroid candidates are discovered in a single night.

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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A potentially hazardous dead comet makes a close approach to Earth.

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  • Added: Dec 24, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Humans have discovered oceans of liquid salty water on four small worlds in our solar system. Could living things be flourishing in these alien en...

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  • Added: Dec 24, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8
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All life has a common core which can guide our search for life outside of our planet.

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  • Added: Dec 17, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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Mars is in the process of turning a moon into a ring.

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  • Added: Dec 17, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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My team the Catalina Sky Survey discovers 89 new Earth approaching objects in 24 nights.

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  • Added: Dec 10, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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Comets may have brought the life enabling element Carbon to our planet.

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  • Added: Dec 10, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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The NASA NEOWISE satellite has discovered a family of dark, stealthy asteroids some of which make close approaches to planet Earth.

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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An asteroid small enough to fit under a basketball hoop makes frequent approaches to Earth, our Moon, and Mars.

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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An asteroid hunter wishes for a birthday comet but instead the Universe gave her an asteroid.

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  • Added: Nov 29, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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A rare very large Earth approaching object is discovered in an unusual place in the sky.

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  • Added: Nov 29, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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Humans must be very careful not to introduce any of Earth's organisms into the Martian environment.

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  • Added: Nov 22, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A small asteroid about the size of a U-Haul moving truck makes frequent visits to our part of the solar system.

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  • Added: Nov 22, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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It is possible that showers of comets changed the course of life on Earth.

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  • Added: Nov 12, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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A space boomerang meets its fate in a collision with the Earth about 60 miles off of the coast of Sri Lanka producing a bright, but harmless light ...

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  • Added: Nov 17, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5